(written from a Production point of view)
Jacqueline Brookes (24 July 1930 – 26 April 2013; age 82) was the actress who played Rear Admiral Brand in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fifth season episode "The First Duty". She received credit as "Special Guest Star" and filmed her scenes between Thursday 30 January 1992 and Monday 3 February 1992 on Paramount Stage 16. On the days of filming, Brookes was picked up at her hotel at 5:15 am by the transportation department. The first call sheet for the following episode "Cost of Living", dated on Tuesday 4 February 1992, features the note for the transportation department to pick up Brookes at her hotel at 10:30 am and drive her to the airport.
Following her appearance in Star Trek, Brookes played supporting roles in the thriller Whispers in the Dark (1992), the thriller The Good Son (1993, with Daniel Hugh Kelly), and in the drama Losing Isaiah (1995, with Rick Worthy).
She starred in the TV movie One of Our Own (1975, with William Daniels).